Press Release Acclaimed novelist/filmmaker/painter Clive Barker is teaming up with IDW to make his return to comic books in October with Clive Barkerâ€™s Seduth. This especially horrific comic is presented with vivid 3-D effects, as Barker is joined by the Eisner-nominated art team of Gabriel Rodriguez and Jay Fotos (Locke & Key), along with co-writer Chris Monfette and 3-D art expert Ray Zone.
I’m not sure the Intardwebz were aflame this week over the announcement that J. Michael Straczynski was leaving Thor in September, but it sure had a great number of you concerned – especially when it comes to dangling storylines.Â Fortuantely, Marvel released more information about the changes ahead, that you can read after the jump.
In anticipation of the upcoming Halo Uprising Premiere Hardcover collection, Marvel has announced fans of the Xbox game can read the first issue of the Uprising series online for free. Bridging the blockbuster Halo 2 and Halo 3 video games, the Eisner-winning team of writer Brian Bendis and artist Alex Maleev join forces for the action-packed landmark collection that has everyone talkingâ€”Halo Uprising Premiere HC. The $24.99 trade goes on sale June 03, 2009. via Marvel
Press Release The Eisner-nominated major debut by cartoonist Brandon Graham, KING CITY, finally continues in an ongoing series presented in the deluxe, oversized format courtesy of TOKYOPOP and Image Comics! “Continuing KING CITY has been a long time coming and I’m thrilled that TOKYOPOP and Image Comics are bringing it back in the best way possible,” Graham said. “We’re doing it as thirty-two page monthly issues, the first six issues remastering the original series along with as much cool new work as I can fit, in a format akin to Image’s VIKING. Starting with issue 7, the series will consist
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers Crew dive into Ed Brubaker and Greg Rucka’s Gotham Central in Book One: In the Line of Duty. From Amazon.com The first ten issues of the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning series is collected in hardcover for the first time! Written by Ed Brubaker (Captain America) and Greg Rucka (Detective Comics, 52), this series pitted the detectives of Gotham City’s Special Crimes Unit against the city’s greatest villains â€“ in the shadow of Batman himself. This volume collects two cases of the Gotham Special Crimes Unit. In the first, a cop
San Diego, CA (April 13, 2009) â€“ Good things come in threes at IDW! Capping off a week of milestones, IDW is proud to enter the ranks of Diamondâ€™s top three publishers for the first time in March. In addition to reaching third, IDW is also celebrating its tenth anniversary, and boasts five Eisner nominations, another new company record. â€œThis is a huge milestone for us, and the culmination of a decade of hard work by the many different people to have contributed to IDW over the years,â€ said Ted Adams, CEO of IDW. â€œWe have a lot to be
Press Release The highly anticipated final issue of 100 BULLETS (Vertigo / 48 pages / color / $4.99) by Chicago writer Brian Azzarello (Joker) and Argentinean artist Eduardo Risso hits stores April 15th. Nearly a decade in the making, 100 BULLETS is one of the longest running comic book series to be produced, without interruption, by the same writer, artist and cover artist, Dave Johnson. This Eisner and Harvey Award-winning comic book series has garnered significant critical acclaim from the literati, artists, crime publications and the comic trade press alike. It has also found high profile fans in comic superstars
For girls living in Juarez, Mexico, life can be brief, brutal, and tends to end bloody. Some say up to 200 are â€œmissingâ€â€¦ others less optimistic say 400 or more.Â Someone or something has made killing them a sport, and the authorities are less than motivated when it comes to solving the crimes. Girls have gone â€œmissingâ€ in Juarez for as long as anyone can remember, and like the hellish drudgery of the factories most of them work in, itâ€™s become a way of life. And besides, what are a few more dead girls in a place like this?
Press Release Written by Matthew Sturges, writer of the Eisner-nominated JACK OF FABLES, and his JACK co-writer, FABLES creator Bill Willingham, HOUSE OF MYSTERY: Room and Boredom Vol. 1 (Vertigo | January 14, 2009 | 128pg. | Color | Softcover | $9.99 US | ISBN: 9781401220792), collecting issues #1-5, takes a classic DC Comics concept into the twenty-first century. Everyone is a prisoner in one way or another, and Fig Keeleâ€”a feisty young architect who just happens to be running for her lifeâ€”is no exception. Unfortunately for Fig, she’s ended up in the House of Mystery, a strange place like
Press Release Gerard Way has managed to make quite a name for himself in the comics industry over the past yearâ€”racking up an Eisner for Best Limited Series, and a Harvey for Best New Series, for his breakthrough miniseries The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite.Â In tandem with series artist, multiple-Eisner winner Gabriel BÃ¡, Way has created a bizarre world which defies the space-time continuum, and pits a dysfunctional family of super-powered siblings against animated monuments, talking chimpanzees, a secret society of robot assassins, and each other. Right on the heels of the first issue of Way/BÃ¡â€™s highly anticipated follow-up series,
According to Marvel, Ultimatum #1 changes everything this week! Again?Â It’s the ultimate disaster movie in comic book form, and it’s coming to the Ultimate universe.Â Marvel sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the first of five issues featuring Magneto seeking the ultimate revenge.
Image Comics’ imprint Shadowline is expanding the Definitive Ted McKeever collection to include McKeever’s Eisner-nominated Eddy Current story. McKeever’s EDDY CURRENT begins with its titular hero confined to an asylum until a mail-order Dynamic Fusion Suit allows him to escape and pursue his dream of saving the world. This definitive edition continues the tradition set by volume one, TRANSIT, by featuring EDDY CURRENT as never before with the complete, re-mastered story and many never or rarely seen pieces. The black and white The Definitive Ted McKeever Library, Volume 2: Eddy Current arrives December 17, 2008 and will sell for $34.99.